SproutMark — Asking the Right Questions

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Communication is key in any organization and with any kind of team. One of the greatest assets of working in a team environment is the ability to look out for each other’s blind spots or approach problems from multiple points of view. Feedback is key and is usually the catalyst for positive improvement.

So how can you accelerate this dynamic? How can you mindfully inquire feedback and introspection of your team or ministry?

There’s an app for that.

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Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success [Diagram]

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After seeing what happens to my brain on coffee, it’s made me rethink my daily dose of morning and afternoon espresso. I can say that after going almost a full month without regular intakes of coffee has been a curious journey. To summarize my experience, I would say that I am not entirely comfortable with […]

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Find Out If You Are a Smartphone Addict (And Stop)

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Have you ever missed-out on cherishing a moment in your life because you were trying to capture a moment to cherish for the rest of your life? Or how about engaging in social media on your smartphone while at the playground with your kids, instead of engaging with your kids on the playground? I don’t mean […]

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Photoshop Reimagined [Images]

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[A slightly humorous and a partially real open letter to Adobe from me.] Dear Adobe, Please hire Aurélien SALOMO to redesign Photoshop. His redesign is so good, it inspires me to create awesome things and care about good design. Let me show you why:

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Create Visual Design Collections with Dropmark

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In short, it’s kind of like a private Pinterest. But so much more than that. Dropmark is an awesome place to put “all your stuff in one simple, visual, private place.” It’s a wonderful solution for creatives and designers who want to organize inspiration or project collaboration. Organize your links, files—and even notes—into nifty visual collections.

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A Quick Tip to Get Things Done: Focus

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This is probably the quickest, shortest tip in getting things done that you’ll ever read. Keep in mind, this is about getting things done on your computer. Several weeks ago, I was messing around with my App Dock. Now, before all you Windows users stop reading, let me tell you that I used to do the […]

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Are Nonprofits Taking Tech Seriously Enough? [Infographic]

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Technology has radically changed the nonprofit world. Never before has it been as easy as it is today to find, connect, and give to charities and causes. Philanthropy and technology are working together to change the world for the better. And now with the boom of the mobile web, crowdfunding, and the high-speed Internet, it’s […]

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2 Most Important Aspects of Web Design

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I’m not a designer. That’s putting it mildly by the way. My skills consist of knowing what I want and knowing when to ask for help. That doesn’t mean I don’t recognize a good design though. I don’t pretend to know more than designers (did you catch this hilarious post with posters from a web designers […]

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Diggin’ in the Carts: A Video Game Music Documentary

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I’ve never thought about it much until now. The influence that Japanese video game music has had on our culture is certainly underestimated. Just think of the hours and hours that gamers have listened to in the course of their life! In fact, in the documentary Diggin’ in the Carts, they argue that video game music […]

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Stop Kicking — Unity is Paramount

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A lot has changed over the last few decades in American Christianity. We have diligently pursued the lost, the broken, and the disenfranchised Christians in as many ways as we could think of. We try new things and we grow through bad ideas; all of this is a testament to the hearts of the church […]

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